The Rolling Stones for British Summer Time in Hyde Park

tickets on sale on Friday

published: Wed 3rd Apr 2013

The Rolling Stones

Friday 5th to Sunday 14th July 2013
Hyde Park, Park Lane, Kensington & Chelsea, Greater London, W2 2UH, England MAP
from £35 to £495
daily capacity: 65000
last updated: Tue 9th Jul 2013

The Rolling Stones will be headlining AEG Live's new flagship event British Summer Time in Hyde Park.

The Rolling Stones
Mick Jagger commented, "We had such a great time playing the five concerts last year, we want to keep it going! Hyde Park holds such great memories for us and we can't think of anywhere better to perform to our UK fans this summer."

Their Hyde Park concert on 5 July 1969 is widely acknowledged as one of the most significant moments in modern music history. As well as seeing the live debut of guitarist Mick Taylor, the concert became a tribute to founder member Brian Jones, who had tragically passed away two days prior.

Keith Richards added, "We all had such a ball last year, and the energy between the band is so good, we can't wait to get back on that stage where the Stones belong."

Acts appear across four stages: the main Great Oak Stage, The Theatre, Village Hall and Bandstand and also include The Vaccines, The Temper Trap, Gary Clark Jr., King Charles, Palma Violets, The Boxer Rebellion, Temples, Story Books, Tribes, Broken Hands, Drenge, Gabriel Bruce, Will Heard, Triggerfinger, Kimberley Anne, Splashh, Loom, Will Cook, and Whinnie Williams .

Tickets for The Rolling Stones in Hyde Park go on general sale at 9am on Friday 5th April, priced from £95 to £299, and eFestivals will have links to buy them then.

British Summer Time is the first big event in Hyde Park since AEG Live won the tender to host concerts there, replacing Live Nation. The event includes a village green with a pub and farmers' market. Plus real lavatories, an outdoor pool bar, bistros, restaurants and cocktail bars.

Across Hyde Park, there will be four themed zones each with its own specially designed installations and entertainment, high quality restaurants, bespoke salons, pubs, cocktail bars, cafes, bistros and independent food stalls. AEG is also committed to working with the natural surroundings of Hyde Park to ensure an environmentally-friendly footprint and has commissioned an internationally respected team of ecologists to advise on the planning and construction of Barclaycard British Summer Time.

From Monday to Thursday, the entire British Summer Time site, saved for the main Great Oak Stage, will give visitors the chance to get involved with smaller, more intimate events offering film, music, literature, sport and a specific family day for the whole family.

The American rockers will headline the first night, on Friday 5th July, of the second weekend of AEG Live's new event the British Summer Time which takes place at Hyde Park in London over 10 days from Friday 28th June until Sunday 7th July 2013. Bon Jovi will have support from Kaiser Chiefs, and Bush. Also confirmed for that day are The Futureheads, Charlie Simpson, The Coronas, Bernhoft, Rival Sons, Little Barrie, Funeral Suits, Leo Gun, All The Young, Josh Flowers & The Wild, and The Virginmarys. All other acts have not yet been announced.

Tickets for Bon Jovi are priced at £65. To buy tickets, click here.



Friday 5th to Sunday 14th July 2013
Hyde Park, Park Lane, Kensington & Chelsea, Greater London, W2 2UH, England MAP
from £35 to £495
daily capacity: 65000
last updated: Tue 9th Jul 2013


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